This post explores how to use the power control features of the Battery Babysitter to make a product with the features we expect from portable embedded electronics.
As I've been on location the past couple months attached to a secret project, I decided this week's build was going to be a motion detector I could use in the field.
The market for connectors is enormous. Let's discuss how to find the connector that works for you.
Learn the basics of SPICE simulation with Linear Technologies' free LTspice program.
Our next installment in the Synth Saga fits in the palm of your hand!
Q&A With Jamie Robertson of Robertsonics
Setting up a sensor to text you if your basement is in danger of flooding
A brief overview of the new Raspberry Pi-based data-logging web server from Atlas Scientific
Looking to emulate modular synthesizers with the Teensy Audio platform? Read on!
We've created an iOS and Android app that calculates if the power requirements of a linear regulator cause the temperature of the device to rise to unsafe, component-damaging levels.
Using slow shutter-speed photography to capture sound waveforms
The most complicated, over-the-top, MacGyver-Van Damme'd remote-controlled laser!
There was plenty of good stuff in 2016!
These Raspberry Pi tips and Python tricks let you take your sensing projects off the desk and into the wild with wireless transmission and processing of data.
Check out the new and improved, tightened-up SparkFun Eagle libraries - now with uniformity, verified packages and documentation!
We rag on the patent system pretty often here in Open-Source-Landia. Let's take a look at a few positive contributions patent holders are trying to make to our lives!
-or- Engineering Is Always Yak-Shaving.
Create your very own levitating light with just a handful of parts.
I started with a PiRetrocade kit and kept adding until I had a major appliance on my hands: my very own full-size arcade cabinet!
Make your own digital handpan drum using the Teensy Audio Shield and the Teensy's built-in capacitive touch inputs.